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By Amanda Seitz, Associated Press
Facebook has failed another test of its ability to detect blatant, violent hate speech in advertisements submitted to the platform by the nonprofit group Global Witness.
By Barbara Ortutay, Associated Press
Facebook founder and CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, announced ‘Meta’ as the new corporate name on Thursday. The rebranding comes as Facebook battles an onslaught of bad PR after a series of leaked internal documents reveal the company did not do enough…
By PBS NewsHour
Lawmakers pressed Facebook to provide its data to independent researchers who can look at how its products could be harmful. Facebook has said it has privacy concerns about how such data would be shared.
By Associated Press
Internal company documents show the problems are far more systemic than just a few innocent mistakes, and that Facebook has understood the depth of these failings for years while doing little about it.
By Isabel Debre, Fares Akram, Associated Press
By David Klepper, Associated Press
The changes come amid mounting criticism of the company's handling of hate speech, misinformation and other kinds of harmful content. Earlier this month, a former Facebook data scientist told Congress that the platform has failed in its responsibility to protect…
A new book, “An Ugly Truth: Inside Facebook's Battle for Domination,” details how Facebook struggles and sometimes fails to curtail hate speech, disinformation and violent rhetoric on its platform. It also examines how Facebook has become an enormously lucrative data…
By Simon Ostrovsky
In a Congressional hearing last week the heads of Facebook and Twitter said they're taking measures to slow the spread of hate speech and conspiracies on their sites in the wake of the Jan 6 insurrection. But a crackdown on…
By Kelvin Chan, Associated Press
In its initial batch of rulings, the board ordered Facebook to restore posts by users that the company said broke standards on adult nudity, hate speech, dangerous individuals and misinformation.
Amazon.com, Inc. has asked federal regulators to block multiple shareholder proposals addressing criticism of the company's stances on curbing hate speech, diversity in hiring, workplace conditions and surveillance technologies.
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